Houston Astros Minor League News

BA's Top 10 Astros Prospects

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Baseball America published its Astros Top 10 prospects list today, and TCB debates it.

Michael Feliz: Season in Review

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Michael Feliz has shot up prospect rankings lately. Some of his stats look great. Some don't. His measureables look very good. The question: Is he?

Quad Cities' Excellent Offense

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The River Bandits had a very, very good offense this past year. TCB breaks it down. Spoiler Alert: Brett Phillips is really good.

Mr. Consistent: Rio Ruiz

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There is a legend of a man-child who fought the winds of the desert again and again and won. Every. Single. Time. Here is his story.

Daily Boil: Projecting Astros' Prospect Success

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The revised Javier prospect model gives notable rankings to eight Astros' hitting prospects.

Tommy Shirley's Breakout Year

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Formerly an afterthought in the Astros' deep system of starting pitchers, Tommy Shirley thrived in the tandem rotation and seems to have a future with the big league club.

Astros Arizona Fall League Preview: Let's go Prospecting out West!

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Your new favorite team for the next month is called the Salt River Rafters. Don't ask questions.

Astros Sign Triple-A PDC with Fresno

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Fresno is looking like the likely destination for the Astros' Triple-A affiliate in 2015. But does it make sense for either Fresno or for Houston?

MiLB Recap: Games of August 20, 2014

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Vincent Velasquez was (mostly) dominant, James Ramsay fell a homer shy of the cycle, and the rest of the news from down on the farm.

A Day in Davenport (and the other cities)

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One TCB writer journeyed up the Mississippi to watch the River Bandits host the Beloit Snappers. This is what happened.

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MiLB Recap: Games of August 6th, 2014

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Extra-base hits galore, Kent Emanuel the ace, and other news from down on the farm

Observations from the Oklahoma City Redhawks, 7/31

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A gorgeous Thursday night in Round Rock turned into a loss for the OKC Redhawks, but there were a lot of Astros prospects to talk about

MiLB Recap: Games of July 30, 2014

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Mark Appel pitched 5 shutout innings in his Corpus debut, Brett Phillips hit his 5th homer in as many games, and the rest of the news from down on the farm.

Astros Minor League All-Star Team

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The Astros' system is deep, deep, deep. But in what's been an up-and-down year for the cream of the crop, what with promotions, injuries, and multiple shellackings, we've decided to make a team of...

INJURY: Carlos Correa hurt running bases UPDATED

Carlos Correa was injured in the Lancaster JetHawks game Saturday night. Still awaiting word on the extent of the injury.

Feldman and Clemens are back; Oberholtzer optioned

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Astros starter Scott Feldman and reliever Paul Clemens are back with the big league club; Jose Cisnero to the disabled list and Brett Oberholtzer is optioned to AAA. Oh and Delino DeShields is back...

Astros Minor League Recap

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While the big club was losing against the Athletics Thursday, things were looking much better down on the farm. The Astros minor league clubs went 2-1.

Astros MiLB Recap

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A convincing win, a not-so-convincing loss, a bye, and a walk-off (not the good kind) for the Astros' Minor League affiliates on Wednesday.

Triple-A Team Headed Back to Round Rock?

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Reportedly, if the Rangers buy the Oklahoma City Triple-A team, the Ryan family may steer Round Rock back to the Astros.

Astros trade Eric Berger to Athletics for PTBNL

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Astros send Berger west to the Athletics for a player to be named later.

Former Minor Leaguers File Suit Against MLB

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Aaron Senne, Michael Liberto, and Oliver Odle filed a suit this month in the U.S. District Court, alleging violations of wage and overtime laws by Major League Baseball.

What's In A Name: When Minor League Teams Re-Brand

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With talk of the Astros moving their Triple-A affiliate to The Woodlands, let's stop to consider other recent minor league moves, including the re-branding of the Akron team and the move of San...

Astros Podcast: Money And Urine Samples

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On this weeks Astros Baseball and Minors podcasts we discuss: Jose Altuve; Forbes and the Astros profitability; Austin Wates; PED suspensions for three minor league players; minor league playoffs...

LIVE: Astros Profitability, Forbes and Jose Altuve

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Astros Baseball Podcast: Forbes, Jose Altuve and listener questions Astros Minors Podcast: Whatever Brooks wants to talk about

Three Astros Farmhands Suspended

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D'Andre Toney, Michael Martinez, and Jose Fernandez. - all with ties to Tri-City this year - have run afoul of the minor league drug program.

Eight Astros Heading to AFL; DeShields to Outfield

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Eight Astros prospects are being sent to the Arizona Fall League. One of them is Delino DeShields who will be making the transition back to the outfield.

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